Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

MS. Hertford 33 (Hertford College Library, Hertford College, University of Oxford)

Oriental Manuscripts


Summary of Contents: An account of the war of Aḥmad Shāh Abdālī of the Durrānī Afghāns with Wiswās Rāw and other Marattah chiefs in A.H. 1174/1760-61.

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: ff. 52
Dimensions (leaf): 244 × 146 mm.


One column; 11 lines per page. 175 × 95 mm.


Script: Nastaʿlīq.


No decoration.


19th-century Library binding of tan leather over boards. Spine has 7 bands.


Origin: Undated.

Provenance and Acquisition

Ex libris Colleg. Hertf. apud Oxon.

The Hertford College Manuscripts are on long-term deposit with the Bodleian Library.

Record Sources

Manuscript description based on: Beeston, A. F. L. (Alfred Felix Landon); Ethé, Hermann, 1844-1917.; Sachau, Eduard, 1845-1930; Catalogue of the Persian, Turkish, Hindûstânî, and Pushtû manuscripts in the Bodleian Library, Oxford; at the Clarendon Press 1889-1953


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Funding of Cataloguing

Andrew W. Mellon Foundation


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